Prof. Dr. Claudia Peus

Claudia Peus has been Professor of Research and Science Management at the TU Munich since May 2011, Senior Vice President for Talent Management and Diversity since October 2017 and founding director of the TUM Institute for Life Long Learning (TUM IL3) since December 2019. After completing her doctorate at LMU Munich, she worked as a visiting scholar at the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and as a post-doctoral fellow at Harvard University.

In her research, Prof. Peus focuses on leadership and leadership development in the digital age, the management of research organizations and diversity in organizations. She is a member of various advisory boards, such as the board of trustees of the „Wertekommission“, and advises organizations from business and science on topics such as leadership, diversity and talent management. In 2020, Prof. Peus was included in the list of "Germany's Most Inspiring Women".

Dr. Armin Pircher Verdorfer

Armin is currently an assistant professor at the University of Amsterdam, where he researches and teaches on various issues in the field of leadership. At TUM School of Management, he is engaged as an affiliated researcher and project leader in the project "Personality Development in Professional Life". After receiving his MS in Psychology and a BA in Philosophy, he obtained his doctoral degree in Psychology, studying ethical climates in organizations. He continued his research in this area as a visiting  researcher at the University of Oklahoma, before he then joined TUM School of Management  for several years where he also completed his habilitation in the field of ethical and unethical leadership. In addition to his research activities, he is a dedicated teacher with many years of experience teaching in MBA, Executive Education and custom leadership development programs.

Dr. Martin Fladerer

Dr. Martin Fladerer joined the Chair of Research and Science Management in April 2020 as a post-doctoral research fellow.

Together with Prof. Dr. Claudia Peus and Dr. Armin Pircher Verdorfer (University of Amsterdam) he works in the DFG-funded research project “Does the place make the people? The role of leadership and work climate for moral and prosocial socialization in the workplace“. Previously Martin worked at the Center for Leadership and People Management at LMU Munich. He was awarded his PhD by the LMU Munich for his thesis on identity in leadership processes. He studied psychology at the University of Bielefeld (BSc) and LMU Munich (MSc).

Martin’s research focuses on leadership processes. In particular, he is interested in personal and social identities of leaders and followers. He is also interested in the ethical dimension of leadership.

Clarissa Zwarg, M.Sc.

Clarissa Zwarg joined the Chair of Research and Science Management in July 2020 as a research associate and PhD candidate. In collaboration with Prof. Dr. Claudia Peus, Dr. Armin Pircher Verdorfer, and Dr. Martin Fladerer she is working on the DFG-project “Does the place make the people? The role of leadership and work climate for moral and prosocial socialization in the workplace”.

Clarissa Zwarg studied Psychology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich (B.Sc.), where she also earned her M.Sc. in Economic, Organizational, and Social Psychology.